As athletes think their imminent transferHowever, extending the Oakland Coliseum’s stadium lease to the team until a new Las Vegas stadium is constructed would not come without cost.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao informed MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred that extending the Coliseum’s lease came at a price. San Francisco Chronicle said. Hanson also revealed that these demands could include a clause in the agreement requiring the A’s name to remain in Oakland, or the city could ensure that it was awarded an MLB expansion team.
The latter clause would certainly provide an economic boon for the city, but keeping the first team name in Auckland alone would resonate with the region’s fans set to lose their team.
As it stands, the A’s lease to play at the Coliseum expires after the 2024 MLB season. They will Need a temporary place to play Over the next few seasons they worked on building a brand new stadium with a capacity of more than 30,000 people along the Las Vegas Strip.
It’s been officially done They submitted their transfer request Owner John Fisher said last week that they would move to MLB and wait for the vote, and president Dave Kaval recently revealed that the team is exploring Coliseum, Oracle Park and their Las Vegas Triple-A affiliate headquarters as primary venues to play in the meantime.
At the Oakland end, Mayor Thao met Manfred in person to prove to him the city’s superiority and the city had plans for a new football stadium at Howard Terminal, despite the commissioner’s comments to the contrary. Perhaps with these potential new requirements, a future MLB team could benefit from the project.
A’s fans have protested the Las Vegas move from the start, but Mayor Thao’s potential terms could help soften the blow once Fisher & Company arrives in Nevada.